Writing Challenge: How do you react to Flattery?

As a Filipino, it is in our culture to be humble that we don’t know how to react to compliments. If you’ve met a Filipino and have given that person a compliment, you may have experienced this scenario: A: “You’re very pretty.” B: “Not really.” / “I’m not.” / Complete silence Yes. Most Filipinos are…

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening

I just accidentally saw this full video of Blue Lagoon. Without any idea what it is about, I watched it to keep myself entertained. My… my… It turned out to be good. Although some questions could be raised about the plot, who cares! You have two beautiful people perfect for their characters (Brenton Thwaites and…

Daily Challenge: Grandma’s Words

The kettle whistled. It is time for tea. Lyka prepared the two usual white cups with gold lining. She poured the hot water on the cups and dipped the tea bags. She placed both cups, together with the sugar and the bottle of honey in a tray and started walking to the balcony. Sitting there…

Wicked in Manila: CCP

Every time Broadway musical plays would come here in the country, I see to it that I don’t miss the shows. This month, if you are looking for a perfect trip with your significant other or the entire family, I highly suggest you watch Wicked, The untold story of the Witches of Oz. This musical…